New Categories

New Categories in Babies & Kids and Home & Garden

Hey Publishers!

We just released new categories within 'Babies & Kids' and 'Home & Garden' available for use for our Publisher Data Feed and Catalog API users. 

Release Date: May 13, 2010 (Bizrate)

Download Pub_newcats_5.13.10


IMPACT
XML Feed: There will be new category files representing each new atomID. There will be fewer offers in related category files as offers are recategorized into the newly created categories.

XML API & Dynamic Content Assets: If you are making dynamic calls within either ‘Babies & Kids’ or ‘Home & Garden’, and not specifying a keyword, you may want to consider tuning your specified category to continue displaying your desired results.

New Musical Themed Categories Available For Use

Brass InstrumentWe have just released several new categories for our Catalog API users to take advantage of. In addition, it will also allow more options for users of our dynamic content. The new categories are based around the musical instrument genre. The new categories and their ID’s are:

100001586 Binder Pockets & Index Dividers
100001583 Binder Rings
100001582 Brass Instruments
100001584 Hole Reinforcements
100001570 Musical Instrument Care & Cleaning
100001585 Sheet Lifters
100001587 Sheet Protectors
100001581 String Instruments
100001580 Wind Instruments

Watch Out For This New Category!

Starting this Thursday, February 25th, a new category will be joining the Shopzilla Publisher Program's taxonomy: Watch Accessories!

If your site includes watch straps, batteries, and winders (oh my!)... then you'll be glad to know that the new Watch Accessories category has the ID of 100001539.

You can start using this new category on Thursday, February 25th!

Let us know if you have any questions.


Got Golf? New Arrangement in Golfing Categories and Atoms

Publishers, Golf Equipment

We have recently released a new and updated arrangement of categories in Golf Gifts and Equipment! If you are currently using our FTP Data Feeds, please download the new category IDs (atom IDs) below and check out the changes. If you are currently using our dynamic assets or Catalog API, you should also check the updates. Any Golf ads where you have specified a category ID, you might be interested in updating your assets with some of the new category IDs available for use!

Download Golf Categories

Download Golf Atom ID

If you have a golf specific site that might benefit from the new categories please feel to contact us and let us know!

New Atoms Available in Sports & Outdoor

Fitness EquipmentWe have released some great new atoms in the Sports & Outdoor category! 

If you are interested in pulling only specific files for this category, please download the new atom IDs from the file below.

Download New-atom_10-11-09

Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions about our new atoms or about how their availability may impact you or your website.

New Categories Available

Publishers,

We have recently released an assortment of new categories! 

If you are currently using our FTP Data Feeds, please download the new category IDs (atom IDs) below.  If you are pulling only specific files for desired categories, you may need to include some of these new atom IDs!

Download New atoms 09-11

If you are currently using our dynamic assets or Catalog API, please check out our new category IDs below.  If you are currently using ads where you have specified a category ID, you might need to update your assets since now we have new category IDs available for use!

Download Categories 09-11

Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions about our new categories or about how their availability may impact you or your website.

New Categories in Appliances, Jewelry and Home & Garden

Attention Publishers: We have released new categories in Appliances, Jewelry and Home & Garden. 

If you are currently using our FTP Data Feeds, please download the new category IDs (atom IDs) below.  If you are pulling only specific files for desired categories, you may need to include some of these new atom IDs!

Download New Atoms_08-06-09

If you are currently using our dynamic assets or Catalog API, please check out our new catagory IDs below.  If you are currently using ads where you have specified a category ID, you might need to update your assets since now we have new category IDs available for use!

Download New Categories_08-06-09

Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions about our new categories or about how their availability may impact you or your website.

New Categories in Baby Gear

Attention FTP Data Feed users!  We have released new categories that are now available for use. 

AtomID & Category Name
100001338   Baby Carriers
100001340   Chair Cushions
100001337   Stroller Accessories

FTP Data Feed Users: There are now new category files representing each new atomID.  Because these new categories are now available, there will be fewer offers in related Baby Gear category files as offers are recategorized into the newly created categories.  Make sure that if you are pulling specific Baby Gear categories from our FTP Data Feeds that you include these new categories. 

New Categories in Beauty and Women's Clothing

Hey Publishers!  If you are using our Catalog API or our FTP Data Feeds, please note that we have new categories available for use.

You can download our new categories below:

Download New Atoms_06-03-09 (FTP data feed users)

Download New Nodes_06-03-09 (Catalog API and dynamic asset users)

IMPACT
FTP Data Feed:
There will be new category files representing each new atomID.  There will be fewer offers in related category files as offers are recategorized into the newly created categories.

Catalog API & Dynamic Content Assets (excluding product pods): If you are making dynamic calls within 'Beauty' & 'Women's Clothing' categories, and not specifying a keyword, you may want to consider tuning your specified category to continue displaying your desired results.

New Categories in Appliances

Hey Publishers!  If you are using our Catalog API or our FTP Data Feeds, please note that we have new categories available for use. 

Download New Atoms_05-28-09

Download New Nodes_05-28-09

IMPACT

FTP Data Feed: There will be new category files representing each new atomID.  There will be fewer offers in related category files as offers are recategorized into the newly created categories.

Catalog API & Dynamic Content Assets (excluding product pods): If you are making dynamic calls within 'Appliences', and not specifying a keyword, you may want to consider tuning your specified category to continue displaying your desired results.

Please contact us if you have any questions about the new atoms or categories!

New Categories in Women's Pants

Come and get 'em Shopzilla Affiliates!

New Atoms (for FTP Data Feed Users):
100001148  Women's Cropped Pants
100001149  Women's Leggings

100001145  Women's Skinny Pants

100001151  Women's Wide-Leg Pants

New Nodes (Categories for Catalog API Users):
100001142  Women's Cropped Pants
100001154  Women's Leggings
100001145  Women's Skinny Pants
100001144  Women's Wide-Leg Pants

IMPACT

XML FTP Data Feed: There will be new category files representing each new atomID.  There will be fewer offers in related category files as offers are recategorized into the newly created categories.

XML Catalog API & Dynamic Content Assets (excluding product pods): If you are making dynamic calls within 'Women's Pants', and not specifying a keyword, you may want to consider tuning your specified category to continue displaying your desired results.

Please Contact Us if you have any questions about the new atoms or categories!

New Categories in Women's Clothing and Men's Clothing

Hi FTP Data Feed & Catalog API users!  There are now new categories available for use!

FTP Data Feed users, make sure you are downloading our new Atoms:
Download New Atoms_04-30-09

Catalog API users, check out our new Nodes:
Download New Nodes_04-30-09

IMPACT
FTP Data Feed:
There will be new category files representing each new atomID.  There will be fewer offers in related category files as offers are recategorized into the newly created categories.

Catalog API & Dynamic Content Assets (excluding product pods): If you are making dynamic calls within 'Women's Jeans’, and not specifying a keyword, you may want to consider tuning your specified category to continue displaying your desired results.

Please contact us if you have any questions about our new categories!

New Atoms in Men's and Women's Clothing

Attention FTP Feed Users!  We have released new atoms in Men's and Women's Clothing! 

New Atoms:

100001147  Men's Casual Pants   
100001157  Men's
Casual Shirts    
100001146  Men's
Dress Pants
100001158  Men's
Dress Shirts
100001161  Men's
Polo Shirt
100001172  Men's
Sportcoats & Blazers
100001173  Men's
Suits
100001178  Women's
Blazers
100001166  Women's
Cardigans
100001148  Women's Cropped Pants
100001150  Women's
Flare Pants
100001149  Women's Leggings
100001152  Women's Skinny Pants
100001179  Women's Suits
100001167  Women's Sweater Vests
100001165  Women's Sweaters
100001169  Women's Tank Tops & Camisoles
100001151  Women's Wide-Leg Pants


IMPACT
XML Feed:
There will be new category files representing each new atomID.  There will be fewer offers in related category files as offers are recategorized into the newly created categories.

Please contact us if you have any questions about our new categories!

New Categories in Women's Jeans

Hey Publishers! 

We have released new categories and atoms in Women's Jeans! 

New Category IDs:
100000945  Women's Cropped Jeans
100000943  Women's Flare Jeans
100000944  Women's Wide-Leg Jeans

New Atoms:
100000940  Women's Cropped Jeans
100000938  Women's Flare Jeans
100000939  Women's Wide-Leg Jeans

IMPACT
XML Feed:
There will be new category files representing each new atomID.  There will be fewer offers in related category files as offers are recategorized into the newly created categories.

XML API & Dynamic Content Assets (excluding product pods): If you are making dynamic calls within 'Women's Jeans’, and not specifying a keyword, you may want to consider tuning your specified category to continue displaying your desired results.

Please contact us if you have any questions about our new categories!

Announcing New Categories in Men's Clothing, Women's Clothing, Handbags & Luggage, and Women's Shoes

These new Atom IDs are now available in our FTP feed files:


Atom ID           Atom Name

100000950  Men's Loose Fit Jeans
100000949  Men's Regular Fit Jeans
100000948  Men's Slim Fit Jeans
100000951  Other Men's Jeans
100000939  Women's Wide-Leg Jeans
100000937  Women's Skinny Jeans
100000938  Women's Flare Jeans
100000940  Women's Cropped Jeans
100000941  Other Women's Jeans
100000909  Clutches
100000907  Satchels
100000908  Shoulder Bags
100000906  Totes
100000913  Women's Athletic Shoes
100000910  Women's Athletic-Inspired Shoes
100000912  Women's Flats
100000915  Women's Mules & Clogs
100000911  Women's Pumps
100000914  Women's Sandals & Flip-Flops
100000916  Women's Slippers
100000917  Other Women's Shoes

As mentioned in the post below, the creation of new categories will not always impact all Publisher Program affiliate products, with the exception of our xml feed product.  Refer to the impact information below to find out how these new atoms affect your Shopzilla content.

 

Release Date: February 10, 2009 (Shopzilla & BizRate)


IMPACT

XML Feed: There will be new category files representing each new atomID.  There will be fewer offers in related category files as offers are recategorized into the newly created categories. 

API: There will be no impact on the API data feeds.

Announcing new atoms in Handbags and Luggage, Music, and Men's Shoes!

These new Atom IDs are now available in our FTP feed files:


Atom ID           Atom Name

100000861      Carry-On Bags
100000860 
    Garment Bags
100000858 
    Luggage Accessories
100000859 
    Luggage Sets
100000855 
    Lunch Boxes & Bags
100000856      Messenger Bags
100000857      Suitcases
100000854      Classical Music
100000874      Men's Athletic Shoes
100000875 
    Men's Athletic-Inspired  Shoes
100000876 
    Men's Boat Shoes
100000872 
    Men's Clogs
100000877 
    Men's Loafers
100000879 
    Men's Oxfords
100000873 
    Men's Sandals & Flip-Flops
100000878 
    Men's Slippers
100000891 
    Other Men's Shoes

The creation of new categories will not always impact all Publisher Program affiliate products, with the exception of our xml feed product.  Along with the new atom name and associated atomID, all known implications will be listed with each announcement. 

 

Should you have any questions or concerns regarding any new category release, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Release Date: February 05, 2009 (Shopzilla & BizRate)


IMPACT

XML Feed: There will be new category files representing each new atomID.  There will be fewer offers in related category files as offers are recategorized into the newly created categories. 

API: There will be no impact on the API data feeds.

New Categories in Hair Care, Cosmetics and Toys & Games

Both Shopzilla and BizRate strive to offer a top notch shopping experience.  One consistent effort is the creation of new, more granular categories.   The creation of new categories will not always impact all Publisher Program affiliate products, with the exception of our XML FTP Data Feed product.  Should you have any questions or concerns regarding this category release, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Release Date: November 19, 2008 (Shopzilla & BizRate)

Download Pub_NewCats_11.19.08

IMPACT
XML FTP Data Feed:
There will be new category files representing each new atomID.  There will be fewer offers in related category files as offers are recategorized into the newly created categories.
XML Catalog API & Dynamic Content Assets (excluding product pods): If you are making dynamic calls within either ‘Cosmetics’ or ‘Kid’s Accessories’, and not specifying a keyword, you may want to consider tuning your specified category to continue displaying your desired results.

Announcing new categories in Cosmetics & Kids' Accessories!

Both Shopzilla and BizRate strive to offer a top notch shopping experience.  One consistent effort is the creation of new, more granular categories.  Going forward, we will be posting announcements to celebrate the release of these new categories.

 

The creation of new categories will not always impact all Publisher Program affiliate products, with the exception of our XML FTP Data Feed product.  Along with the new category name and associated category atomID, all known implications will be listed with each announcement. 

 

Should you have any questions or concerns regarding any new category release, please do not hesitate to contact us.

 

Release Date: October 31, 2008 (Shopzilla & BizRate)

 

Download Pub_NewCats_10.31.08


IMPACT

XML FTP Data Feed: There will be new category files representing each new atomID.  There will be fewer offers in related category files as offers are recategorized into the newly created categories.

XML Catalog API & Dynamic Content Assets (excluding product pods): If you are making dynamic calls within either ‘Cosmetics’ or ‘Kid’s Accessories’, and not specifying a keyword, you may want to consider tuning your specified category to continue displaying your desired results.